Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
. he faces up to 90 years in prison if convicted. >> president obama is back at the white house this morning. he address the global terror threat in california. nikole killion is live with the very latest. can you tell us more about the meeting that the president has later today? >> that is right. the president will meet with the prime minister of greece.it is unclear if they are going to discuss the current thread. although, counterterrorism is o of many issues on their agenda. saluting troops at camp pendleton, president obama responded to the ongoing security threats, telling marines the u.s. is taking it seriously. >> the united states is never going to retreat from the world. we do not get terrorized. we're going to keep standing up for our interests. >> more drone strikes were reported in yemen this morning, where u.s. embassy staff were evacuated earlier this week. yemeni officials revealed they thwarted an alleged threat by al qaeda. u.s. officials seemed skeptical of the claim. >> we work closely with the yemeni government. i'm not going to get into any specifics from here.
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
missing. >> president obama may have canceled his sitdown meeting with russia's president of the administration is showing they illing to workr together. tracie potts has more on the story. >> good morning. state will bes of meeting in washington. it is expected to be intense. >> we had a lot of fish to fry, so to speak. >> john kerry and chuck hagel will sit down with their russian counterparts today. the relationship with the countries has become chilly. >> if you are not making counterproposals, we cannot have a discussion. >> common ground has been steadily decreasing. disagreements over syria and the final straw, russia granting asylum to edward snowden. >> there is ample justification to return mr. snowden to the united states.>> those issues leading president obama is pulling out of a summit with the russian president. >> the relationship was not at the point to have a presidential-level meeting. >> this puts extra pressure on today. the hope is they can make progress on the issues and find some common ground. >> i would hope that the russians would come to washington with
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >> president obama unveiled new changes to the nsa surveillance program. some big probe -- changes could be on the way. nikole killion is live with the latest. >> good morning. eric holder is expected to outline some new changes today. the plan includes scaling back harsh sentences for drug-related crimes. 40%ral prisons are about overcapacity right now. almost half of the inmate population is serving for a drug -related crime. new esident obama unveiled rules for the nsa. >> the president and congress are on vacation right now. when they come back, they are likely to face another showdown over the controversial surveillance program. the present announce new proposals to revamp the secrets of relevance -- surveillance program. his criticism of edward snowden >> i do not think he is a patriot. >> in terms of him characterizing my son as a patriot.what i was say is that my son has spoken the truth. >> they say they have secured the proper travel documents to we still have a word for somebody who stole our secrets and got the job to steal our secrets. then he moved those secrets to a